Job Posting: Director of Finance, City of Springfield, MO

The City of Springfield has posted a Director of Finance position. The search committee will consider all applications received by June 24, 2016; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Please direct any questions to City of Springfield Human Resources – (417) 864-1607 or

Job Posting: State Financial Systems and Reports Manager

Individual is responsible for the State oF Nebraska’s formal financial reporting and statewide accounting system.

Individual is also responsible for supervising, a professional staff in the preparation , review, analysis and filing of the reports, as well as coordinating their audits.

Visit the web site for details.

Des Moines Chapter Annual Conference

The Des Moines Chapter will be hosting its Annual Conference on May 12, 2016. Topics include organizational environment and behavioral ethics, fraud and embezzlement investigations, and organization security and operations. Earn up to 7 hours CPE. Please see the flyer for further details or visit their web site to register.

Beta Alpha Psi Regional Meeting

Beta Alpha Psi, an honor organization for financial information students and professionals, is holding their 2016 Missouri Valley Regional Meeting at Creighton University in Omaha on April 1-2. Chapter member and past president Catherine Demes Maydew will be presenting “A Career in Government Service” on Saturday, April 2nd from 1 – 2 pm (subject to change). Please check out the flyer and visit the BAP website for more details.

Heartland ACFE Chapter Announcement: Business Ethics Alliance ELEVATE Academy

There are still a few remaining seats for the Business Ethics Alliance Elevate Academy. The Heartland ACFE Chapter believes this is valuable training that professionals in our community can apply to their own work cultures, so they are opening up the enrollment and will allow non-members to attend at the $150 registration fee. Registration has been extended until Wednesday, February 24th. Participants will receive 6 CPE hours of behavioral ethics.

Do you know what it means to be an Ethical Leader? Do you know how to understand the ethical traits of a person, maybe a person that you supervise or someone that you are investigating? Do you have a solid understanding of moral dilemmas and understand the moral decision making process? Do you know why good people do bad things? Do you know what psychological BlindSpots are?

These are all principles that you will learn that will assist in making you a better informed leader and learn how to be an Ethics First Responder during everyday impromptu workplace conversations. Come join us today and grow your employee awareness and management abilities.

Topic: Business Ethics Alliance ELEVATE Academy – Part 1
Date: Friday February 26, 2016
CPE: 3 behavioral ethics credits
Delivery Method: Group Live
Program Level: Basic
Prerequisites: None, no advance preparation needed
Time: 8:45 AM to 9:00 AM – Registration and light breakfast;
          9:00 AM to 12:30 PM – ELEVATE Academy (snacks only)
Location: Boys Town Headquarters Auditorium, 14100 Crawford St, Boys Town, NE

Topic: Business Ethics Alliance ELEVATE Academy – Part 2
Date: Friday March 25, 2016
CPE: 3 behavioral ethics credits
Delivery Method: Group Live
Program Level: Basic
Prerequisites: Must have attended Part 1
Time: 8:45 AM to 9:00 AM – Registration and light breakfast;
          9:00 AM to 12:30 PM – ELEVATE Academy (snacks only)
Location: Boys Town Headquarters Training Room 7, 14100 Crawford St, Boys Town, NE

Registration Deadline: Friday, February 19, 2016
Cost for both parts: $150 for members only

Notes: Class size is limited to 25. If there is a strong demand for this, we may offer another session in the future.

6th Annual Midwest Region SLMR – February 6, 2016

The Midwest Region will hold its sixth annual regional leadership meeting in Lincoln on Saturday, February 6. The agenda features information and presentations by Regional Coordinators for Membership, Education, Accountability & Outreach, and Professional Certification. This will also include the corresponding sections of the Chapter Recognition Program. The other sections – Leadership, Communication, Community Service, and Awards – will also be discussed, and the new Tool Kit for Chapter Treasurers will be presented.

Speakers include Tim Baker, National Treasurer, Kimneye Cox, Senior Vice President, and Bill Miller, Past National President. Additionally, there will be a presentation by Kelly Clements, Director of Operational Excellence. Kelly is a member of the State of Nebraska’s Department of Administrative Services (DAS) Director’s Office. Under the direction of Governor Pete Rickets, DAS is implementing an Enterprisewide project to review processes and their potential for improvement.

We will bring back ideas to maintain and grow our Chapter’s success!

Chapter Elections – 2016-2017

Elections for chapter officers and directors will be held in March/April. Current vacant positions are as follows:

Chapter Officers:

Chapter Directors/Chairpersons:
Early Careers
Education – Program/Technical

If you are interested in filling any of these positions or would like more information, please contact Jude Lui or Sharon Medina.

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